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Great Websites for Finding Australian Children's Books

Here's a list of websites that I use to find new and exciting Australian children's books. By Susan @

The Book Chook

Children's book reviews, tips for parents on literacy and literacy activities for children, ideas and resources for teachers and librarians

Soup Blog

Lots of book reviews, most by children, of Australian children's books

Just So Stories

Book reviews from an enthusiastic and discerning reader who is also a teacher librarian and knows what children want to read.

The Bottom Shelf

Giving a child a book gives much more than a physical, tangible thing. Apart from giving the joy of a story ,the warmth of a special relationship, and the opportunity to let their imagination soar, it helps develop a lot of concepts about print that help the child believe they can be readers too...

Buzz Words Books

Excellent reviews from a team of Australian people who love children's literature.

Kids' Book Review

Book reviews of Australian children's books

Children's Books Daily - Daily Reading from the Daley Household

Did you know that the single most important person in your child's reading development is YOU? A LOVE of reading, that most important factor in becoming a lifelong reader, begins at home with powerful children's books and a house full of words.


A Teacher Librarian showcases special books for each day of the year.

Welcome to Walker Books Australia

Welcome to Walker Books Australia - find children's books, many with teacher notes

Home - Scholastic Australia

With offices in 16 countries, Scholastic is the largest publisher and distributor of children's books in the world, serving millions of children, families and schools.

Hardie Grant Egmont

The team at Hardie Grant Egmont is leaping for joy and bursting with pride as we congratulate our authors and illustrators shortlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year Awards 2014.

Allen & Unwin - Home

Publisher of both adult and children's books, has a useful website for finding children's books

Hachette Childrens

Australian children's publisher based in Sydney NSW.




University of Queensland Press - Australian children's book publisher

Puffin Books Australia

Penguin Group's children's books, many Australian authors, also has DK etc and many classics.

Young Readers - Random House Books Australia

The latest kids, teens and young adult books from Random House Australia. Find book-related activities for all ages, including competitions, games, downloads as well as teachers resources for the classroom. Publishes Australian and overseas authors.

HarperCollins Publishers Australia

Both adult and children's books

IP Kidz, an imprint of IP (Interactive Publications)

IP KIDZ There are lots of children's publishers out there, but few who offer a multi-channel approach to print and digital work. We publish in eBook formats such as ePub and Fixed Layout Format as well as in physical print, and we're also creating titles that come alive with multimedia enhancements such as audio and video.

Ford Street Publishing

Independent Australian publisher with some excellent titles.

Fremantle Press

Western Australian Publisher. Buy the latest new release books, contact the publisher, link to book club reads, learn how to submit a manuscript, get your organisation\'s book professionally published and find our latest news.

Pan Macmillan Australia

Much loved author, Andy Griffiths, as well as other Australian and International writers for children.

Wombat Books - Australian children's books - Wombat Books

Wombat Books - Australian Book Publisher of Children's Books that you will want to share and love!

Working Title Press

Working Title Press is a small, independent Australian publishing house that specialises in quality picture books and illustrated fiction and non-fiction for children between the ages of 0-11. Its director, Jane Covernton, formerly of Omnibus Books, is dedicated to showcasing the work of new and established writers and illustrators and to introducing children to the power of story - both visual and verbal.

Children | The Five Mile Press

Lots of wonderful picture books, as well as interesting reference books.

Windy Hollow Books | Books For Kids Australia | Books AU

Buy books for kids from Australia. Windy Hollow Books stocks all kinds of kids' books, from educational books to bedtime stories for kids.